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Jay Lake
Date: 2008-12-31 17:23
Subject: [personal] 2008 in review
Security: Public
Tags:books, cancer, escapement, green, health, madness, mainspring, personal, publishing, starship, tourbillion, writing
Highlights of 2008

  • I beat cancer
  • I made the Locus bestseller list with Mainspring
  • I lost 65 pounds and 10 inches of waist size


Writing

Novels Published:Escapement thb, Mainspring mmpb

Novels Written:Green, Tourbillon

First Draft Fiction Written (including novels):612,700 words

Blogging:260,000 words

Emails:At least 20,000 emails sent and received

Original Short Fiction Submissions:36

Original Short Fiction Rejections:14

Original Short Fiction Sales:21 (one collaborative)

Original Short Fiction Published on my Blog:10

Reprint Short Fiction Submissions:6

Reprint Short Fiction Rejections:2

Reprint Short Fiction Sales:4 (including two Year's Best)

Nonfiction Sales:10


Personal

Inches of Waistline Lost:10

Pounds Lost:65

Time Spent Exercising:132 hours, 45 minutes


Goals for Next Year

Novels to be Published:Green thb, Escapement mmpb, Madness of Flowers tpb, Death of a Starship tpb

Novels to be Written:Sunspin (trilogy), several collaborative projects to be scheduled

Additional Inches of Waistline Lost:2

Additional Pounds Lost:10

Time Spent Exercising:250 hours







Originally published at jlake.com.

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User: myaineko.blogspot.com
Date: 2009-01-01 01:39 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Tremendous on the edge of astonishing! Congrats!! :-)

Wow - more pounds lost than short fiction submissions.

SUNSPIN trilogy? Pray, do elaborate...

Alvaro
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catsparx
User: catsparx
Date: 2009-01-01 02:04 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Happy new year, Jay. A very impressive score. Particularly the 65 pounds.
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Greg van Eekhout: New Year
User: gregvaneekhout
Date: 2009-01-01 03:40 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:New Year
You're a warrior, dude. Have a great and well-earned 2009.
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Autopope
User: autopope
Date: 2009-01-01 14:53 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
You realize that if you aggregate the blogging with the fiction -- Harry doesn't have a blog, IIRC -- you pumped out 1050 milli-Turtledoves?
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